This tulip, from north west Iran and adjacent countries, is one of the largest flowered and showiest of all the wildlings. Anna Pavord writes in her book ‘The Tulip’ that it has “enormous, showy flowers ....... a clear bright crimson-scarlet with a brilliant sheen on the inner surface of the petals.” A black basal blotch is margined with yellow. This evolutionary wonder is held on 30cm tall stems which carry three or four glaucous, wavy edged leaves. Lambley recently imported this species from Holland. 30cm x 10cm.
Bulb orders delivered from mid February 2013